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. >> you talk about reshaping. a lot of people think the attempt of reshaping mitt romney is what cost him this election. >> i said from day one, the governor of massachusetts should have been the guy running for president of united states. >> all right guys, stick with us. coming up on "way too early," elizabeth warren gets a win over scott brown in that closely watched massachusetts race. we'll look at how all the big races play out across the country, what it means for the coming fiscal fight on capitol hill. also ahead, bill karins going to join us from down democracy plaza with an update on this radar map a nor'easter headed straight for some of the same areas wiped out by last week's superstorm. we'll be right back at 30 rock in just a minute. >>> last night president obama became just the 17th president in u.s. hist troy win a second full term in office when he defeated mitt romney to reclaim the presidency. should he serve out the full second term, he'll be the 13th president in our country's hist troy do so. you want to sound smart today? tell your friends that president obama's r
is election day. there's a lot going on, including bill clinton's suggestion that mitt romney join circumstan cirque de sole. >>> on the eve the presidential election, today marks one full week since sandy came ashore killing at least 110 people leaving a path of destruction that reshaped stretches of the coast lien here on the northeast. the cover of "new york imagi" me is stunning. this morning, nearly a million people in new jersey are without power or heat as overnight temperatures dip near freezing as cold weather sets in, new york city mayor michael bloomberg says as many as 40,000 people may need to find new places to live, a daunting task, the city known for its tight housing market. the announcement set up the potential return of fema trailers like those used in the wake of hurricane katrina and used not without a lot of controversy. >>> gas lines hours long stretched through the weekend across the tri-state area. in some cases, stations using gas-powered generators to pump fuel out of the ground. it could be several more days before the country's fuel shortage is resolved. in new yo
myself and mr. romney, it was when it comes to how we reduce our deficit, i argued for a balanced responsible approach and part of that included making sure that the wealthiest americans pay a little bit more. i think every voter out there understood that that was an important debate. and the majority of voters agreed with me. by the way, more voters agreed with me on this issue than voted for me. so we got a clear majority of the american people who recognize if we're going to be serious about deficit reduction, we have to do it in a balanced way. >> after wrapping up the news conference, the president met with a group of ceos to discuss the federal deficit. the business leaders say the meeting was positive adding the white house seemed committed to involving them in those upcoming fiscal talks. >>> mitt romney by the way, is offering his take on what went wrong with his presidential candidacy. in a phone call with some of his donors, romney defended his campaign saying the president won because he folk used on giving -- this was his words, gifts to hiss manics, african-americans
a six point edge a couple weeks ago. in new hampshire, mitt romney also in a statistical tie. a month ago before the debate, the president held a seven point lead in new hampshire. in iowa, the president leads mitt romney by six points, a drop slightly from his eight point lead earlier in october. the president surveying storm damage yesterday. mitt romney softened his attacks mentioning the president's name not a single time during three florida rallies. instead, mr. romney expressed the need for unity. >> we come together at times like this and we want to make sure they have a speedy and quick recovery from their financial and in many cases personal loss. now people coming together is what's also going to happen, i believe, on november 7. >> sandy made land fall earlier this week, mitt romney has been facing questions about his plans for funding fema and disaster response, something he suggested turning back to the states during a republican debate last year. attempting to clarify the candidate's position, the romney campaign released a statement yesterday reading "i believe fema pl
from democracy plaza at rockefeller center here in new york city. mitt romney declared his candidacy for president on june 2, 2011. 201. today, 17 months later, voters will deliver a verdict in the presidential election. national polling in recent weeks has barely budged showing president obama and governor mitt romney deadlocked in a statistical tie with 2011 election in mind, both sides have assembled legal teams to handle voting irregularities or recounts. this contest will likely come down to a handful of swing states which have shown the president with a consistent by razor thin advantage among likely voters. virginia and new hampshire, opened their doors less than half an hour from now. as it tradition, two tiny new hampshire villages were first to cast their ballots in dixville notch. it was a split decision, five to five. five votes for each candidate. in hart's location, 23 votes for president obama and nine for mitt romney. tonight polls begin closing about 6:00 eastern time in kentucky and indiana. our first big clue, though, about how the night will unfold will come after
election, a growing number of leading republicans are trying to distance themselves from mitt romney's recent comments where he claimed president obama won the white house by offering gifts or government services to minorities and young voters. louisiana governor bobby jindal took his criticism of romney a step further saying the gop needs to appeal to more than 53% of the electorate which is obviously a clear jab at romney's 47% reference during the campaign. >> this is completely unhelpful h is not where the republican party needs to g we want -- if you want voters to like you, the first thing you have to do is like them first and it is certainly not helpful to tell voters you think their votes were bought. that's not a way to show them you like them. people on food stamps don't want to be there and are there because they can't get better paying jobs. our responsibility to have do things to have them have a better life. >> marco rubio of florida offering his own carefully worded reaction to romney telling politico, quote, i don't want to rebut him point by point. i would just say t
, new hampshire, iowa, colorado, and wisconsin over the next 96 hours. mitt romney will be in many of those same states over the next four days, although he's hitting pennsylvania and bypassing florida. president obama back on the trail yesterday after a three-daybreak to oversee the storm recovery. he rallied a crowd of about 10,000 people in colorado making a not-so-subtle jab at his opponent's tendency to change his mind. >> after four years as president, you know me by now. you know me. you may not agree with every decision i make. you may be frustrated at the pace of change. i always remind people that when we did the auto bailout, only 10% of the country approved of it. including, by the way, folks in michigan and ohio. but you know what i believe. you know where i stand. you know i'm willing to make tough decisions even when they're not politically convenient. >> and mitt romney returned to his pre-hurricane attack mode in virginia yesterday. there, mr. romney blasted the president for suggesting in an interview with "morning joe" this week that he's considering creating a n
with the president on comprehensive immigration reform. that's a nod to the demographic thrashing mitt romney took on tuesday night among latinos. >>> well, not that it matters now, but today we should get official word on which candidate won florida. although the romney campaign has pretty much thrown in the towel there. nbc confirms team romney will not contest the results in the sunshine state regardless of the outcome. right now president obama is ahead with 49.9% of the vote compared to mr. romney's 49.2 with mostly democratic leaning counties left to be counted. that's about a margin just large enough to avoid an automatic recount. by win withing florida, president obama would finish with 332 electoral college votes to romney's 206. that would be the large est marn of victory for an incumbent since 1984. the obama campaign has released video of president obama giving a short speech to a young staff and volunteers at his campaign headquarters in chicago. the emotions of a long campaign come rushing over the president. >> even before last night's results, i felt that the work that i had done i
in the fight for ohio. >>> on wednesday mitt romney supporters were vocal about the final outcome including top surrogate governor chris christie of new jersey. >> i'm extraordinarily disappointed. i put a lot of time and effort into the mitt romney campaign from last october going to new hampshire to endorse him through to my last trip for him the friday before the storm in north carolina. i was surprised that it ended as quickly as it did. but that's the way it goes. people decide elections. so my job as an elected official is to move forward after that. i'm not goings to spend a lot of time looking in my rear view mirror. >>> the new jersey governor remained defiant in the face of some criticism he's taken from corners of his party for praising president obama's help in the response to hurricane sandy. >> i'm a guy who tells the truth all the time. and if the president of the united states does something good, i was going to say so and give him credit for it. but it doesn't take away for a minute the fact that i was the first governor in america to endorse mitt romney, that i traveled litera
positive science of bipartisanship. >>> and mitt romney drowns his sorrows in the bottom of a bottle of milk. let's get to the news here at 30 rock in new york city. >>> we begin with general david petraeus and his sudden and unexpected resignation as director of the central intelligence agency on friday, citing an extramarital affair. kristen welker reports. >> reporter: according to a senior federal official and close friend of david petraeus, 37-year-old jill kelly complained to fbi agents about being harassed by ball la broadwell, david petraeus' biographer. a senior official says jill kelly is involved in wounded warrior fund raising in tampa. she is married. petraeus' downfall started when kelly complained to the fbi that she was receiving intimidating e-mails from broadwell. law enforcement and multiple u.s. officials tell nbc news those e-mails led to the discovery between others between general petraeus and broadwell and were indicative of an extramarital affair. >> my first reaction was disbelief. >> reporter: steven boylen is petraeus' former spokesperson. he has spoken to
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